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Spare the birds.

--The late heavy snow has been most destructive to the partridge and other game birds. For three days past the markets have been completely glutted with partridges, brought from the country by tens of dozens, where they were trapped by the covey, or shot by the dozen, while huddled together on the ground to keep from freezing.--Many of these birds were as poor as skeletons, and none of them were fit to eat. The Legislature ought to make it a felony to trap partridges at any time, for they are of infinite value to the farmer in removing bugs and vermin from the fields.

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